[governance] End to End encryption (was: Fwd: FB open letter e2e update...)

Salanieta T. Tamanikaiwaimaro" (via governance Mailing List governance at lists.riseup.net
Mon Oct 7 16:36:00 EDT 2019

Thanks Olivier.
I propose that the IGC signs on.

On Mon, 7 Oct 2019, 3:06 pm Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond, <ocl at gih.com> wrote:

> Dear colleagues and friends,
> this is to let you know that an open letter initiated by CDT is currently
> in the signature stage. I am surprised this discussion hasn't made it to
> the IGC mailing list through other channels, especially given the short
> notice. Please give this a consideration, that the concept of "backdoors"
> provide a malicious actor with a single point of entry, a weakness in the
> security systems that secure our privacy and transactions.
> Kindest regards,
> Olivier
> (my own views)
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject: FB open letter e2e update...
> Date: Sat, 5 Oct 2019 09:58:18 -0400
> From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joe at cdt.org> <joe at cdt.org>
> To: Joe Hall <jhall at cdt.org> <jhall at cdt.org>, Emma Llanso
> <ellanso at cdt.org> <ellanso at cdt.org>
> Fellow encryption advocates,
> First, thank you all and your organizations for signing on to the open
> letter to Facebook on end-to-end encryption.
> We released the first version of this letter at 12:30 US Eastern
> yesterday, with 59 organizations signed on [1]. We're currently at 69
> organizations in total, with a few others trying to get through complicated
> clearance processes this weekend.
> We'd love to get any civil society and digital rights organizations that
> might feel similarly as all of us about the importance of the "digital
> glue" that holds up the Internet and digital devices. We have set a
> deadline of 23:59 UTC on Monday (17:00 US Pacific), so please feel free to
> send the document link (privately or on lists) to others you think might
> want to sign on, and have them send me email if they would like to be added:
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1r97TeH8WsH5xyetolg-ejTTrvzWEMYiznu0WQ0YsaGM/edit
> (The language is set given how many signatories we have.)
> On Monday, we will close the letter and post a final HTML and PDF versions
> of the letter with what I suspect will be an amazing showing of solidarity
> for strong security for massive platforms like those that Facebook controls.
> Please take care of yourselves and have a good weekend, Joe
> [1]:
> https://cdt.org/insight/open-letter-facebooks-end-to-end-encryption-plans/
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